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Ten must-sees at the Sandringham Flower Show

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall talking to members of the crowd at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian Burt

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall talking to members of the crowd at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian Burt

Thousands will flock to Sandringham today to enjoy the flower show. Here’s 10 things not to miss.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall being shown around the Notcutts & Adnams garden in association with the EDP in 2016. Picture: Ian BurtThe Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall being shown around the Notcutts & Adnams garden in association with the EDP in 2016. Picture: Ian Burt

1/ Keep your eyes out for the Royals. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall usually tour the showground in the morning.

2/ Check out the amazing show gardens and make sure you vote for your favourite in the People’s Choice poll.

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall being shown around the Notcutts & Adnams garden in association with the EDP in 2016. Picture: Ian BurtThe Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall being shown around the Notcutts & Adnams garden in association with the EDP in 2016. Picture: Ian Burt

3/ Make sure you buy a show programme. Sales have helped raise more than £500,000 for charities and good causes in West Norfolk since 1977.

4/ See forgotten skills and browse for bespoke gifts in the Rural Crafts Marquee.

The Norwich Pipe Band performing at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian BurtThe Norwich Pipe Band performing at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian Burt

5/ Get inspiration or the answer to your gardening queries in the Horticultural Talks Marquee, where TV gardeners Chris Beardshaw and Alan Mason will be among the speakers.

6/ Try the samples of some of the amazing Norfolk produce on offer at the show.

The Duchess of Cornwall meeting visitors to the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian BurtThe Duchess of Cornwall meeting visitors to the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian Burt

7/ Treat yourself to strawberries and cream.

8/ If you buy a plant don’t lug it around with you all day. Leave it in the plant creche.

The Duchess of Cornwall on a walkabout at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian BurtThe Duchess of Cornwall on a walkabout at the Sandringham Flower Show. Picture: Ian Burt

9/ Macmillan Cancer will be on-site with advice for gardeners and outdoor types on how to avoid skin cancer.

10/ Marvel at the incredible displays in the main marquees.

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